October 20

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 20. From 1900 until now. October 20 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Snoop Dogg (1971), Viggo Mortensen (1958) and Candice Swanepoel (1988). Several movies were released around October 20 over the years, such as Interstellar in 2014 directed by Christopher Nolan and I Am Cuba in 1964 directed by Mikhail Kalatozov.
But much more happened on October 20 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around October 20 over the years?


Release year: 2014

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

I Am Cuba

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García

Country: United States of America

The Terminator

Release year: 1984

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Country: United States of America

The Incredibles

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Country: United States of America

The Roaring Twenties

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 20?


  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire


  • 2018 Four U.S. tourists are killed in Costa Rica after a rafting accident on a swollen river. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Battle of Raqqa (2017): The Syrian Democratic Forces announce the "total liberation" of Raqqa, previously the de facto capital of ISIL. (CNN)
  • 2016 Turkish military intervention in the Syrian Civil War: Turkish jets hit Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia with 26 airstrikes in three recently-captured-from-ISIL villages west of al-Bab and northeast of Aleppo. The Turkish General Staff says between 160 and 200 have been killed, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports 11 dead and dozens of people wounded. (Reuters), (USA Today)
  • 2015 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017), American-led intervention in Iraq (2014–present): The United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford arrived in Iraq to discuss the ongoing battle against ISIS. (AP)
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Which were the most popular books released around October 20 over the years?

A Lesson Before Dying

Year: 1997

By: Ernest J. Gaines

From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Return To Paradise

Year: 1951

By: James A. Michener

James A. Michener, the master of historical fiction, revisits the scenes of his first great work, Tales of the South Pacific, the Pulitzer Prize winner that brought him international acclaim.

The Eagle Has Landed

Year: 1975

By: Jack Higgins

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

King Of Paris

Year: 1956

By: Guy Endore

"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

A Man Called Intrepid

Year: 1976

By: William Stevenson

A New York Times Best Seller!The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated intelligence operation and of its …

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